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St Louis Grammar School get ‘Glamour’ prize at Junk Kouture

St Louis Grammar School are celebrating winning one of two Glamour Prizes at this year’s prestigious Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition for 2017.

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Katie Farquhar (third from left) NRC who was one of the local students recognised at Celebrate with CCEA. Included are -  CCEA Chairman, Trevor Carson and  CCEA Chief Executive, Justin Edwards

Ballymena and Antrim top learners in spotlight at Titanic

A number of outstanding local learners have taken centre stage at Titanic Belfast where they were among 83 students from throughout the province who received recognition for their studies at the second ‘Celebrate with CCEA’ awards ceremony

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Some of the top company section award winners at Ballyeaston GB. 1989.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

Here are a few photos from the Times archive to get you all talking.

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New research from the NSPCC has found that four out of five children felt social media companies arent doing enough to shield them from upsetting, dangerous, and adult content.

Four in five kids feel social media companies are failing to protect them

Social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect young adults, according to new research from the NSPCC.

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Look out for 'a lonely bouquet' on May 5.

Be on the look-out for a ‘lonely bouquet’

Ballymena Floral Art Group are asking people to look out for ‘a lonely bouquet’ on May 5.

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Rev John McClure. (submitted picture).

Trio of local parishes get new Rector

Rev John McClure, Curate Assistant of the Parish of Ballymena and Ballyclug, has been appointed as Incumbent of the Grouped Parishes of Muckamore, Killead and Gartree. 

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WATCH: Have YOU clocked in yet to see 9 to 5 The Musical?

Have you clocked in yet to catch 9 to 5 the Musical which runs in the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine from April 28 - May 6?

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Pictured launching the Food offering at the Allianz Garden Show Ireland which takes place from 5th to 7th May at Antrim Castle Gardens are Claire Faulkner, Allianz Garden Show Director and Kelly Millar and Lynne Savage from Food NI.

Tasty line up for foodies at Allianz Garden Show Ireland

Antrim Castle Gardens will be transformed into a foodie’s heaven from May 5-7 during the Allianz Garden Show Ireland.

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Northern Trust shortlisted for patient safety award

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust has been shortlisted for the CHKS Top Hospitals Patient Safety Award 2017.

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The Wrath author, Ballymena resident, Edward Tutton.

Ballymena resident publishes first novel

A Ballymena resident has turned published author with a fantasy novel which tells a compelling tale of good versus evil, with a twist.

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Participants in last year's Step Out For Stroke at Antrim Castle. (Submitted Picture).

Step out for stroke survivors at Antrim Castle Gardens in May

The Stroke Association is holding a ‘Step out for Stroke’ walk in Antrim Castle Gardens on May 21 at 2pm.

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An overweight child

Obese children ‘four times more likely’ to develop Type 2 diabetes

Obese children are at four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, warns new research.
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Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Best Kept Garden competition launched

Do you love your garden? Or perhaps you know someone who works tirelessly to keep their garden looking beautiful.

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Overall Team Programme winners for the North East area, Boom from Riverside School pictured with Carol Fitzsimons MBE, Chief Executive Young Enterprise.

Riverside School students have cause for ‘Big Celebration’

Students from Riverside School showed they mean business by winning a top Young Enterprise award.

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Chef Rob Curley with gardener Frank McCooke.

Supper on menu at Market Club

A dining experience with a difference has taken root in Ballymena where the ingredients for its success are grown literally ‘over the hedge’.

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Tidy Randalstown volunteers prepare to fly the flag in National Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom Competition. (submitted picture).

Randalstown getting ready to be judged

Tidy Randalstown has started preparing the town to look its best for this year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom Finals competition.

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Crosskeys man Jimmy OBoyle is taking on the eight Mile Walk at this years Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in aid of official charity partner Mencap.

Jimmy makes marathon effort in aid of Mencap

The 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is just days away and Crosskeys man Jimmy O’Boyle is once again calling on local supporters to help raise funds for learning disability charity Mencap.

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WATCH: Dominican College celebrates centenary

Dominican College in Portstewart is celebrating 100 years of education on the north coast.

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Sale of Irish Art by Adrian Margey

Sale of Irish Art by Adrian Margey

Artist Adrian Margey will return to the Portrush Atlantic Hotel (formerly Ramada) this Bank Holiday Weekend (Friday, April 28 – Monday, May 1) with a new exhibition and sale of his work.

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